Dog School Glasgow

We offer training classes for dogs at all stages of their lives in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Our classes are carefully designed by Dogs Trust using positive and modern training techniques to help with all aspects of dog ownership.


Classes are available in Glasgow, Shettleston and Hamilton. We run classes for puppy, rescue and adult classes as well as individual training sessions and seminars.

Our classes

Monday evenings (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00

Ferniegair Hall, Hamilton

Wednesday (50 mins)

18:00, 19:00 and 20:00 

Dogs Trust Glasgow

Saturday (50 mins)

09:00, 10:00 and 11:00

Shettleston Community Centre, Glasgow

Tell us a bit more about you and your dog below

Your details

Dog details

Behaviour with people

How does your dog react to new people you meet?

Behaviour with dogs

How does your dog react when he or she meets other dogs?

Get in touch

Senior coach: John-Paul Maguire

M: 07388 377470

Coach: Claire Downie

M: 07920 658653

Coach: Nathalie Fraser

M: 07920 658653

Please email us with your enquiry at:

Trainers' profiles

Senior Coach John Paul Maguire previously worked as a Dogs Trust Trainer for the first prison based dog training programme in the UK.  John Paul joined Dog School as a coach when the project began, before being promoted to Senior Coach.


John Paul is currently working on CertHE from Bristol University in Companion Animal Welfare and Behavioural Rehabilitation, as well as the Foundations of Canine Behaviour and Management course with Compass

Claire has completed an MSc in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law at Glasgow University and a BSc in Zoology at Aberdeen University.

Nathalie has a degree in Modern Languages and an extensive background in customer service.  Having had a lifelong passion for dogs growing up, she has devoted a lot of her spare time to furthering her own knowledge in behaviour as well as developing her practical skills.


Nathalie would love to have a dog but currently has 4 guinea pigs, a cat, 2 hamsters and 2 goldfish.

Our blog

Eve the Staffie

Read about Eve's success at Dog School Glasgow

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Preparing for our new arrival!

Senior Coach John Paul has just welcomed their new baby into the world - hear about how they prepared family dog Branston for the introduction...

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My first day as a Dog School Coach

Nathalie's first day as a Dog School Coach

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Jun, 2017

Dog School Glasgow - Family Dog Training Class

Dogs Trust Glasgow | Thursday 29 Jun 2017, 11:00


Jul, 2017

Dog School Glasgow - Family Dog Training Class

Dogs Trust Glasgow | Thursday 06 Jul 2017, 11:00


Jul, 2017

Dog School Glasgow - Family Dog Training Class

Dogs Trust Glasgow | Thursday 13 Jul 2017, 11:00

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